UNFPA Award: Inviting Nomination of Individuals, Institutions or Organisations

Deadline: 16 November 2018 Nominations are now open for the UNFPA Award to acknowledge the commendable efforts undertaken in BiH that challenge dominant social stereotypes, deconstructing prejudices against marginalized groups or for significant contribution in advancing rights of people in one of the four key UNFPA priority areas. Priority Areas Sexual and reproductive health; Adolescents and youth (sexual and reproductive health); Gender equality and women’s empowerment with … [Read more...]

UNITAR Hiroshima Women’s Leadership Programme for Afghanistan: Governance and the Sustainable Development Goals

Deadline: 15 June 2018 Applications are now open for the 2018 UNITAR Hiroshima Women's Leadership Programme for Afghanistan: Governance and the Sustainable Development Goals which is a new training programme designed to empower junior- to mid-level young female professionals from all sectors in Afghanistan. Supported by the people and Government of Japan, the programme comprises of two workshops in Kabul and Japan. The programme aims to empower women leaders, with the understanding that "there … [Read more...]

Google Impact Challenge South Africa: Empowering South Africans to Drive Community Impact

Deadline: 4 July 2018 Applications are now open for the Google Impact Challenge South Africa in order to support nonprofits and social enterprises with game-changing ideas to create economic opportunity in their communities. Organizations apply with their most innovative proposals. Finalists get access to Google.org funding, mentorship and resources. Google and their partners will review applications and select 12 finalists. From the 12 finalists, the public will have three weeks to vote for … [Read more...]

Save the Children International in Kosova/o: Seeking Proposals for Action for Inclusive Education

Deadline: 6 June 2018 Save the Children International in Kosovo has launched a call for proposal to support the local Disability Peoples Organizations (DPOs) work on IE. The Call is open to applications from non-governmental and not-for-profit organizations. Objectives This funding will be used to foster innovative approaches as well as provide support to existing examples of good practice, strengthening our programmatic response capacity in a phase of strategic expansion and increased focus … [Read more...]

Darwin Initiative: Inviting Applicants for Main Project Funding

Deadline: 24 July 2018 Applicants are invited to submit applications for Darwin Initiative's Main Project Funding which is a competitive grant scheme, to support projects in developing countries. The Darwin Initiative aims to build local capacity to manage local biodiversity and the natural environment for the future, securing the benefits of these natural resources for people. The objective of the Darwin Initiative is to protect and enhance biodiversity and in doing so, to contribute to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund 2018!

Deadline: 10 July 2018 Applications are now open for the Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund in 2018 (Round 5) which is a key part of the UK’s efforts. It is a competitive grant scheme, open to projects aiming to tackle the illegal wildlife trade in developing countries. The objective of the IWT Challenge Fund is to tackle the illegal wildlife trade and in doing so, to contribute to sustainable development in developing countries, through projects which address one, or more, of the following … [Read more...]

GFDRR Call for Proposals: Challenge Fund Round 3

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), the World Bank, the UK Department for International Development (DFID), and the Centre for Global Disaster Protection have launched a new Challenge Fund to pilot and support the development of innovative risk financing mechanisms, and align global innovation with on-the-ground user needs. This Challenge Fund will fund projects that help bring these communities together and strengthen financial resilience in … [Read more...]

Tiara Special Grant 2018-19: Inviting Indian Citizens

Deadline: 15 July 2018 Applications are now open for the 'Tiara Special Grant' 2018-19 which is a one-time Grant for students who already have an offer of a place in a University overseas for Post Graduate Studies, with a scholarship/fee waiver and teaching assistantship to finance their study. The Foundation hopes to award this grant to those who have the potential to be of consequence to others around them in later years. Tiara Charitable Foundation hopes to help students, humanitarian … [Read more...]

Call for Submissions: 4th Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation

Deadline: 31 May 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for 4th Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation (Guangzhou Award), a platform for the sharing and exchange of successful innovative practices. The Guangzhou Award supports the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and New Urban Agenda (NUA), contributing to the creation of inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable cities and human settlements. The Guangzhou Award is co-sponsored by United Cities and Local … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Increasing Women’s Political Empowerment and Leadership through Community Sensitization mainland

Deadline: 15 June 2018 Through this Call for Proposals, UN Women is seeking proposals from organizations with track record in human and women’s rights and gender equality, community and grassroots sensitization to implement interventions in selected regions of Mara, Simiyu,  Geita, Shinyanga, Tabora, Singida, Kigoma, Mwanza and Dodoma, that aim at transforming gender norms so that women are accepted as legitimate and effective leaders particularly through increasing knowledge and skills of … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Human Rights Defenders Awards 2018!

Deadline: 15 July 2018 The Working Group on Human Rights Defenders in Kenya, which brings together CSOs and development partners concerned with the protection of HRDs, is organizing the third edition of the HRD Awards on the 30th of November 2018. The aim of the ceremony is to honour and publicly recognize the important work of HRDs in Kenya, by giving out awards to men and women who have demonstrated courage and impact in the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental … [Read more...]

Request for Proposals: Making the Connection between Child Marriage and SGBV, HIV/AIDS and Education

Deadline: 4 June 2018 Hivos Southern Africa is seeking proposals for its "Making the Connection between Child Marriage and SGBV, HIV/AIDS and Education". Grants will be provided to organisations proposing innovative ways to address the inter-sectionality between child marriage and one or more of the following three topics:  Sexual and Gender-Based Violence, HIV/AIDS and education at the national level that have the potential for scale up to the regional level. Funding Categories The … [Read more...]

HELP Fellowship: Providing a Brilliant Platform for Vibrant Nigerian Youths

Deadline: 30 May 2018 Applications are now open for the HELP Fellowship which is a three-month annual leadership immersion programme in innovation management designed to empower young professionals to attain their ultimate career dreams and inspire innovation in their spheres. Its chief aim is to unleash human potentials and scale up excellence. The HELP project provides a very brilliant platform for vibrant Nigerian youths to channel their strength into various innovative activities that will … [Read more...]

Third Wave Fund: Inviting Applicants for Mobilize Power Fund

Deadline: 13 June 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the Third Wave Fund’s Mobilize Power Fund which is a rapid response fund that supports the leadership of young women of color, trans, gender non-conforming, queer, and intersex youth under 35 in social movements. Third Wave Fund is the only national fund that supports youth-led Gender Justice Activism to advance the political power, well-being, and self determination of communities of color and low-income communities in the United … [Read more...]

UN Women Uganda: Women’s Economic Empowerment under the Leadership Empowerment Access and Protection Program in Uganda’s South Sudanese Refugee Crisis

Deadline: 18 June 2018 UN Women Uganda has announced a Call for Proposals from women-led Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) with innovative and high impact programmes on the advancement of gender equality, protection of women’s rights and the empowerment of women to facilitate UN Women’s Leadership, Empowerment, Access and Protection (LEAP) in Uganda’s Refugee Crisis Programme. The objectives of the LEAP programme are: To increase leadership and … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Nepal: Direct Aid Program 2018-2019

Deadline: 11 June 2018 Australian Embassy in Nepal has announced a call for Expressions of Interest for its Direct Aid Program 2018-2019. The Direct Aid Program (DAP) is a small grants program funded from Australia's aid budget. It has the flexibility to work with local communities in developing countries on projects that reduce poverty and achieve sustainable development consistent with Australia's national interest. It sits alongside Australia's longer-term country and multilateral … [Read more...]

Apply for British Embassy Manila Programme Fund!

Deadline: 27 May 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the British Embassy Programme Fund (BEF) to support programme activity in line with the UK government’s foreign policy objectives in the Philippines during financial year 2018/19. Priorities All projects submitted must directly support at least one of the following priority objectives for the British Embassy Programme Fund: Tackle forms of modern slavery, including trafficking in persons, sexual exploitation, and forced or … [Read more...]

Civitates Call for Proposals: Addressing the Shrinking Space for Civil Society in Europe

Deadline: 15 June 2018 The newly established fund Civitates has announced its first call focused on encouraging civil society organisations from EU member states and EFTA countries to come together and create national coalitions to address issues related to the shrinking space for civil society in their country. The call will be in two phases. The first phase will provide resources to the initial partners to reach out to potential new partners from different sectors and geographies within one … [Read more...]

Sir Halley Stewart Trust’s Grant: Inviting UK Charitable Organisation

Deadline: 14 June 2018 Sir Halley Stewart Trust is seeking applications for its Grant program to support innovative and pioneering Social, Medical and Religious projects, to enable human flourishing and to prevent suffering. The Trust funds a wide range of organisations to achieve this goal, with grants ranging from one to three years in duration and up to circa £60,000 per project. Types of Project The Trust funds projects that focus on the prevention (rather than the alleviation) of human … [Read more...]

Embassy of the Czech Republic in Sarajevo: Seeking Proposals for the Promotion of Independent Media

Deadline: 21 May 2018 The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Sarajevo informs that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic has launched a call for proposals to promote independent media in Eastern and South-eastern Europe. The aim of the project is to support these media (rather than enhancing the capacity of journalists) and will be implemented in the period July - October 2018. Funding Information Independent media in Bosnia and Herzegovina, who adhere to the basic principles … [Read more...]